Simon Constable is an economics and markets commentator. He has written for The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, US News & World Report, and Forbes, as well as many other well-known publications. He co-authored "The WSJ Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators that Really Matter," an economics category winner in the Small Business Book Awards at Small Business Trends. Constable also is a fellow at the Johns Hopkins Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health and the Study of Business Enterprise.

WRITTEN BY Simon Constable
Wider-spread adoption of higher-yielding crop varieties could add to an already impressive record that capitalism holds for lifting people out of abject poverty.
Iran sanctions keep oil expensive, pushing up the cost of gas everywhere.
Technological change has never permanently meant permanent mass unemployment. Mostly it has ushered in better-paid jobs of the type never before imagined.
“Dropout rates appear to rising over time across each enrollment period of the ACA,” the report says, indicating that more people are expected to do so in the future. 
When unions expanded they didn’t bother with restricting membership to those with high skill levels.
Quite ironically, it was the right-of-center Conservative Party that has seen UK income inequality decrease, not increase.